I Accept Policy

I accept the terms and conditions in the below mentioned Refund Policy, Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use of the company, i.e. Times Strategic Solution Limited (TSSL).

The User is expected to read the terms and conditions of the Agreement for participation in the Event/ Exhibition/ Sponsorship/ Council Membership/ Space Booking/ Activity/ Others before signing. Times Strategic Solution Limited (“TSSL”) declare that any payment made through online mode, towards Sponsorship/ Exhibition fee/ Membership fee/ Activity Fee or any related charges is non-refundable. Payment, once remitted through online mode, shall not be refunded under any circumstances. TSSL shall not be under obligation to refund any fee or amount to the payee. TSSL reserves the right to modify and amend refund policy at its sole discretion. All disputes regard to this policy shall be subject to the legal jurisdiction of Mumbai Courts only.

Refund, if any, shall be affected only and only based on the terms and conditions of the Agreement signed by the authorised representative of TSSL and the payee. Such refund request to be sent at the address as mentioned in the agreement. Any refund, if processed to the payee, shall be done without any interest or compensation or damages or cost. Such refund shall be subject to deduction of administrative charges by TSSL. Any such refund shall happen to the same account/credit card/ debit card, from where the amount was received by TSSL. In absence of any Agreement signed between us, there shall not be any refund under any circumstances.

TSSL may, at its sole discretion, reject requests for availing Refunds from users requesting serial or repeated refunds, or Users who have violated or are suspected of violation of the Terms of Use, or any other terms and conditions of use of the Website.

This Refund Policy is a part of, and incorporated within, the Terms of Use. As a condition of registering with TSSL and using the services offered through this Website, you expressly acknowledge that you have read and understood this Refund Policy and you agree to be bound by its terms and conditions. If at any time you disagree with this Refund Policy or any part of it, your sole remedy is to cease use of all TSSL services.

This privacy policy explains our policy regarding the collection, use, disclosure and transfer of your information by Times Strategic Solutions Ltd. and/or its subsidiary(ies) and/or affiliate(s) (collectively referred to as the “Company”).

This privacy policy is subject to changes, thus, kindly refer it periodically. As we update, improve and expand the Services, we may change this policy as per company norms & its requirements. By accessing the Company website or this Application or otherwise using the Services, you consent to collection, storage, and use of the personal information you provide (including any changes thereto as provided by you) for any of the services that we offer.

Company respects the privacy of the users of the Services and is committed to reasonably protect it in all respects. The information about the user as collected by the Company is:

(a) information supplied by users;
(b) information automatically tracked while navigation and;
(c) information collected from any other source (collectively referred to as Information).

This Privacy policy covers the following:

  • Collection of Personal Information including Sensitive personal Data or Information.
  • Use of your Personal Information.
  • Disclosure of Personal Information.
  • Protection of your Personal Information.
  • Review and updation of Personal Information.
  • Changes to our Privacy Policy.
  • Definitions used in this policy.

1. Collection of Personal Information including Sensitive Personal Data or Information.

We and our authorized third parties may collect different types of Personal Information and Sensitive personal Data or Information, as required under laws and regulation and also based on your desire to avail our services and maintain our business relationship with you.
This Personal Information and Sensitive personal Data or Information collected, handled and dealt by us may include, amongst other things:
Information that allows Company to provision desired services and to communicate with you and comply with current legal and regulatory requirements. This information may include but not limited to:

  • Personal Information: Your name, Age, Gender, Date of Birth, Photographs, Password to Company’s Customer Portal, etc.
  • Contact Information: Your address, Telephone numbers, Email id etc.
  • Financial Information: Details pertaining to your bank account, credit/debit cards, Payment Instruments, Annual Income, etc.
  • Health Information: Your Height, Weight, Illness/diseases, Medical Test Reports etc.
  • Other Information: Any Information contained in documents used as proof of Identity and proof of address, proof of age, proof of income.

Other Information may be collected in the form of various surveys which you agree to participate in or provide other feedback to us regarding our products or services; when you register to receive news or public policy updates or when you apply for a job through our website; subscription enquiries through our web site.

In case you do not provide your information or consent for usage of personal information or later on withdraw your consent for usage of the personal information so collected, Company reserves the right to discontinue/cancel the services for which, the said information was sought.

2. Use of your Personal Information and Sensitive personal Data or Information.

The Personal Information and Sensitive personal Data or Information that we collect from you is held in accordance with applicable laws and regulations in India. It may be used by us for a number of lawful purposes connected with our business operations and functions, which include but not limited to:

a) Verification of your identity as per prevalent laws and regulation;
b) Processing your request and providing you with products and/or services requested or administering your account;
c) Settling accounts with those who provide related services to us;
d) Dealing with requests, enquiries or complaints and other customer care related activities; and all other general administrative and business purposes;
e) Carrying out market and product analysis and marketing our companies’ products and services and communicate updates, offers and promotion.
f) Customer analytics on usage pattern and deliver customized content and advertising that may be of interest to you;
g) Provide you with the best possible customer experience;
h) Address network integrity and security issues;
i) Carrying out any activity in connection with a legal, governmental or regulatory requirement, for the purpose of compliance of a legal obligation, in connection with legal proceedings, in connection with prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, prosecution, and punishment of offences protect and defend our rights or property or act in an emergency to protect someone’s safety or to help investigations, monitor or prevent or take action regarding unlawful and illegal activities, suspected fraud, potential threat to the safety or security of any person.
j) Carrying out activities connected with the running of our business such as personnel training, quality control, network monitoring, testing and maintenance of computer and other systems and in connection with the transfer of any part of our business in respect of which you are a customer or a potential customer;

3. Disclosure of Personal Information and/or Sensitive personal Data or Information.

We may disclose and/or transfer your Personal Information and/or Sensitive personal Data or Information at times to third parties in cases where it is necessary for providing services to you and/or if you have consented for the same. We may disclose and/or transfer your information to:

a) Other companies that provide services directly to you on our behalf or provide services to us by collecting, receiving, processing, storing, dealing or handling your information. To enable them to do this, we may need to share your personal information and/or Sensitive personal Data or Information with them.
b) any individual or a firm to whom we transfer our business, in respect of which you are a customer or a potential customer;
c) to any other entity or organization in order for them to understand our environment and consequently, provide you with better services.

We may share your Personal Information including Sensitive personal Data or Information, without obtaining your prior written consent, with government agencies mandated under the law to obtain information including Sensitive Personal Data or Information for the purpose of verification of identity, or for prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, prosecution, and punishment of offences, or where disclosure is necessary for compliance of a legal obligation.

Any Personal Information including Sensitive Personal Data or Information may be required to be disclosed to any third party by us by an order under the law for the time being in force.

4. Protection of your Personal Information

We shall take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information and/or Sensitive personal Data or Information pertaining to you is stored in a secure environment and is protected from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.

• We shall maintain information pertaining to you in our business records as per current regulatory requirements.
• The COMPANY shall retain your personal Information as long as required to provide you with services or otherwise required under the law.

5. Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update this Policy as necessary from time to time. Please check our website periodically for any changes thereto as we shall update such changes at any point of time, as per necessary requirement. Users may note that such changes to the Privacy Policy shall be effective from the date of announcement by the COMPANY and not from the date of posting on the site.

6. Definitions used in this policy

“Personal information” means any information that relates to a natural person, which, either directly or indirectly, in combination with other information available or likely to be available with a body corporate, is capable of identifying such person.

“Sensitive personal data or information” of a person means such personal information which consists of information relating to:-

  • password;
  • financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details;
  • physical, psychological and mental health condition;
  • provided that, any information that is freely available or accessible in public domain or furnished under the Right to Information Act, 2005 or any other law for the time being in force shall not be regarded as sensitive personal data or information for the purposes of these rules.

“Third party”: For the purposes of this document, a Third Party is a service provider who associates with the Company and is involved in handling, managing, storing, processing, protecting and transmitting information of the Company and also includes all sub-contractors, consultants and/or representatives of the Third party.

7. Contact us

Redressal Mechanism: Any complaints, abuse or concerns with regards to the processing of information provided by you or breach of these terms shall be immediately informed to the designated Officer as mentioned below via in writing or through email signed with the electronic signature to info.tssl@timesgroup.com

Email id : info.tssl@timesgroup.com

Times Strategic Solutions Ltd.
1st floor, Vakratunda Corporate Park,
Near Udipi Vihar,
Vishweshwar Nagar, Goregaon (East)
Mumbai – 400 063.

We request you to please provide the following information in your complaint:-

a) Identification of the information provided by you;
b) Clear statement as to whether the information is personal information or sensitive personal information;
c) Your address, telephone number or e-mail address;
d) A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the information has been processed incorrectly or disclosed without authorization, as the case may be;
e) A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notice is accurate, and that the information being complained about belongs to you;
f) You may also contact us in case you have any questions / suggestions about the Privacy Policy using the contact information mentioned above.

The Company shall not be responsible for any communication, if addressed, to any non-designated person in this regard.

1. Applicability of Terms:

These Terms and Conditions, in so far as they refer to the User, form the contract and agreement between the User and Times Strategic Solution Limited (“TSSL”), unconditionally. Please review the following rules (“Terms of Use”) that govern the User’s use of our Site as they constitute a legally binding agreement between the User and TSSL. Please note that use of our Site constitutes acceptance of these Terms of Use and agreement to be bound by them.

In these Terms of Use, references to ‘Times Strategic Solution Limited’ ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ are references to TSSL. We may change, move or delete portions of, or may add to, these Terms of Use from time to time. Continued Use of the Site by the User following any such change constitutes agreement to follow and be bound by the rules as changed by the User.

2. Right to alter the Services:

Website facility is being offered at the sole discretion of TSSL and TSSL reserves the right to add, amend, revise, withdraw, suspend or cancel the usage of this viewable/usable rights of the Website either in whole or in part any of the services which are part of the Website facility, without any prior notice to the User. Any addition, amendment, revision, suspension or cancellation shall be effective and binding on the User. TSSL may introduce new services (forming part of Website facility) on the Website from time to time. The existence and availability of the new services as part of the Website facility will be notified on the Website as and when they become available.

3. Terms of usage of the Website:

As a condition of accessing the Website and usage of the Website facility, the User unconditionally and absolutely acknowledges and accepts the Terms and Conditions in its entirety.

User further acknowledges that the availability of the information, advice and the guidance, if any, on the Website does not constitute a recommendation (unless indicated otherwise) and is not a solicitation (unless indicated otherwise) by TSSL or any of their personnel or the experts used by TSSL.

User acknowledges that the decision to select any of the courses offered by TSSL is solely at his/her discretion and he/she has not been directed or forced to select any courses by TSSL or its employees.

Compliance with Cyber Security:

User warrant that he/she will not:

  • Participate in any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site or TSSL’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Site or to TSSL.
  • Use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person’s use of the Site.
  • Attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, nor to breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site.
  • Attempt to reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site, or any other customer of TSSL, including any TSSL account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Site.
  • Attempt to reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site, or any other customer of TSSL, including any TSSL account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Site.
  • Use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Site or any content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site or any content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any TSSL server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.
  • Attempt to forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to TSSL on or through the Site or any service offered on or through the Site. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
  • Attempt to use the Site or any content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of TSSL or others.
  • Attempt to introduce or cause to introduce any computer contaminant and by means of such conduct cause or be likely to cause damage or destruction to TSSL’s property or disruption of TSSL’s services.
  • Attempt to knowingly or intentionally penetrate or access TSSL network or systems without authorization or exceeding authorized access; and by means of such conduct carry out an unauthorized transaction or obtain access to information, data or computer database that is restricted.

Viruses and Malicious codes
User shall pursue all necessary steps to ensure that their machines are virus free while accessing TSSL Website. User shall refrain from activities like uploading files infected with viruses or malicious scripts/ programs or trying to infect the TSSL system with viruses, worms & other malicious codes.

Unethical practices
User warrants that the User will not use any software, tool or code that would hamper or disable all or any portion of the portals or Services offered by TSSL. User also warrants against use of reverse engineering tools to break or harm the portals or services offered by TSSL.

4. Terms of Usage of the Website with specific reference to the Users in connection with their selected courses:

Registration Obligations:
As a pre-requisite for accessing the content on the Website, TSSL may require you to register for availing the services. You are requested to complete all the required columns and TSSL retains the right to cross-verify the same by requesting you to provide documentary evidence for the same. TSSL also reserves the right to terminate the registration in its own discretion, not limited to submission of erroneous / incomplete / derogatory / inappropriate / incomplete information. TSSL shall at no times be required to ensure that the details provided by you are up to date and it shall be the duty for each User that the same is duly updated at all points of time.

User ID and User Password:
User acknowledges that he/she would be able to access the Website facility with regard to his/her selected course by using the User ID and the User Password. User further confirms and agrees that he/she will be the sole and exclusive owner and is the only authorised user of his/her User ID and the User Password and accepts sole responsibility for use, confidentiality and protection of the User ID and the User Password as well as for all account transactions initiated through his/her User Account and shall ensure that the User password/s is/are not revealed to any third party or recorded in any written or electronic form. In case the User forgets or loses his/her the User ID or the Password, the User would be able to retrieve his/her User ID or Password by following the procedure on the Website. User undertakes not to disclose the User Password to any person including employees of TSSL. TSSL will be entitled to levy service charges for generation of new password.

Account Transactions:
User shall at all times be fully responsible and liable for all account transactions that are carried out by the use of the User ID or the User Password registered under the User (“Account Transactions”). If third parties gain access to the services offered as part of the Website facility through the use of the User ID and User Password, the User shall be deemed to be responsible and the User hereby indemnifies and holds TSSL harmless against any liability, costs or damages arising out of claims or suits by or against such third parties based upon or relating to such access and use.

Any Account Transactions authorised by using the User ID and User Password shall be deemed to be that of and initiated by the User and TSSL shall treat the transactions as genuine and will carry them out even if given in error, and is not responsible for any mistake / error made by the User in keying in any details or data or any facts or figures. TSSL will endeavour to carry out the instructions correctly, but it is the User’s responsibility to check that TSSL has carried out instructions correctly. If the transaction has not been carried out correctly or an error has occurred, the User should notify TSSL as soon as possible.

TSSL would be entitled, at its sole discretion, to seek offline written or other confirmation from the User of any Account Transaction as it may deem fit to ascertain or verify the genuineness of request for Website facility.

User shall follow such procedure laid down by TSSL from time to time in case of loss of Password. Neither TSSL nor any of their officers, directors, employees, advisors, affiliates or subsidiaries can or will have any responsibility or liability to the User or to any other person whose claim may arise through the User with respect to any of the circumstances described above.

User must log out of the site that has been accessed and close the web browser else, information about the User may appear on the screen of the computer when it is next used and TSSL cannot be held responsible for third parties having access to this information.

Unauthorised access:
Users are instructed to use legitimate User ID and Password assigned to them only. Use of access credentials meant for other users will be identified as unauthorised access to the Website and the User may be disabled or barred from using other services. Legal action may be taken as per applicable law. The Site and/or the services may be temporarily unavailable or restricted for administrative or other reasons. If this happens, TSSL will endeavour to restore their availability as quickly as possible.

Evidence of Account Transactions:
TSSL’s own records of the Account Transactions maintained through computer systems or otherwise including time of the Account Transactions shall be conclusive proof of the genuineness and accuracy of the Account Transactions and binding for all purposes.

Restrictions on Use:
User agree to use the Website strictly for his/her personal use. User agree not to use this Website or the Website facility for any purpose which is manner inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions or in contravenes any provisions of law or is deemed inappropriate by TSSL. User agree not to use, transfer, distribute or dispose of any information contained in the Website in any manner that could compete or conflict with the business interest of TSSL or otherwise compromise or imperil the interests of TSSL.

5. Payment instruction:
When TSSL receives a transaction instruction from the User through online payment mode, we will be entitled to debit any payment plus any charges payable for the transaction from the account the User have specified. We shall not be liable if any transaction does not fructify or may not be completed or for any failure on part of the bank or the credit card agency to perform any of its obligations. We shall be under no liability whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly out of the decline of authorization for any transaction, on account of the cardholder having exceeded the preset limit mutually agreed by the cardholder with the card issuing entity from time to time.

6. Foreign Jurisdiction:
TSSL accepts no liability whatsoever, direct or indirect for non-compliance with the laws of any country other than India. The mere fact that the Website can be accessed by a User in or from a country other than India would not mean that the laws of the said country would govern these Terms and/or the use of the Website by the User. TSSL’s performance of Terms and Condition is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this Terms and Conditions is in derogation of TSSL’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of Website or information provided to/ gathered by TSSL with respect of such use.

7. Intellectual Property Rights:
Unless expressly stated otherwise, all material images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, music, video clips, audio material, text, trademarks or logos, directories, charts, guides, excerpts, opinions, critiques reviews, made available through this Site (collectively, the “Content”) are protected by copyrights, trademarks and/or other intellectual property rights owned, controlled or licensed to TSSL and/or its subsidiaries, affiliates and advertisers. The User should assume that everything he/she, see or read or hear or experience on the Website is copyrighted / protected by intellectual property rights laws unless otherwise mentioned and may not be used except as provided in these Terms and Conditions.

8. Downloads:
Please note that any downloads provided may only be used for promotional, journalistic and/or reporting purposes relating to TSSL and for no other purpose. All software, multimedia files, photographs, reports and other documents are downloaded at your own risk. We do not warrant the suitability of any such downloads and accept no liability for any problems with your computer that may arise as a result. If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of any such downloads for your computer, it is recommended that you obtain specialist advice before downloading.

9. Miscellaneous:

  • TSSL may sub-contract and employ advisors to carry out any of its obligations under these Terms and Conditions. TSSL may transfer or assign its rights and obligations under this contract to any Affiliate.
  • All Account Transactions, which cannot be carried out instantaneously, would be carried out during working hours either on the same day or such further period as may be determined and/or specified by TSSL depending upon the time of logging of the transaction / nature of transaction. The User is requested to check with TSSL the estimated time required for completion of transaction / request, prior to execution of a transaction / request.
  • The performance of our obligations under these Terms may be interrupted and shall be excused by the occurrence of a force majeure event affecting us or any of our sub-contractors.
  • All Account Transactions shall be subject to Government notifications, the rules, regulations and guidelines issued by the Reserve Bank of India, and those of other regulatory bodies defining rules/regulations governing the offer of any service under the Website facility, if any, on which such transactions are executed and/or cleared by TSSL.
  • TSSL also uses third party services for commercial transactions and payments. The security and privacy of those sites are not managed by TSSL, however TSSL shall be indemnified for any fraudulent transactions or misuse.
  • Payment transaction at a cyber cafe/shared computer terminal is risky and the User shall not use the services of a cyber cafe/shared computer terminal to do any such transactions. If so, TSSL will not be liable for any misuse or fraud committed using such terminals or machines.
  • If TSSL fails to exercise any right or remedy under these terms, this shall not prevent TSSL from doing so at any time in the future.
  • The words ‘including’ or ‘include’ and words of similar effect will not be deemed to limit the general effect of the words which follow them.
  • Each provision of these terms will be construed separately and, in the event that any such provision may prove to be illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provision of these terms will continue in full force and effect.
  • The headings to sections will not form part of these terms and will not affect the interpretation of any section.
  • Any disclaimers and exclusions contained within these terms will survive termination of these terms.

10. Disclaimer:

User agree to indemnify and keep TSSL indemnified at all times from all losses, damages, costs, expenses, loss of profits, loss of business, proceedings, actions, suits (including legal fees) caused to or suffered by TSSL as a direct or indirect consequence of the User actions, including due to breach of Terms due to negligence or default.

We make no warranty regarding the Account Transactions entered into through the Website. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by the User from or through the Website facility or any person shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.

TSSL, its employees and directors, its suppliers and its third-party advisors shall not be liable for any action taken by the User based on or relying on the information provided in or by the Website.

We will not be liable for any direct, incidental or consequential loss, which may be caused to the User as a result of his/her use of the Website / Website facility.

If the User is dissatisfied with the Website or any portion thereof, the Website facility or with any of these Terms and Conditions, sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Website and availing Website facility.

User acknowledge that any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

11. Jurisdiction:

Usage of this Website and these terms and conditions shall always be governed by Indian laws and all disputes shall be subject to exclusive jurisdiction of courts at Mumbai.

12. Corporate Information:

Times Strategic Solution Limited
Registered Office: The Times of India Building, Dr. D N Road, Mumbai – 400 001.
Corporate Office: 1st floor, Vakratunda Corporate Park, Near Udipi Vihar, Vishweshwar Nagar, Goregaon (East), Mumbai – 400 063.
If you have any questions you may contact us at +91 22 6233 7500

Q1. How transaction is finalised by TSSL?
Ans. An Agreement or Registration form is duly signed by you or you have agreed to avail the services through other modes, agreeing for the deliverables and consideration therein.

Q2. How do you receive the Payment link?
Ans. As you have preferred to make online payment, a link is being sent by TSSL on your official email id.

Q3. How the transaction amount is finalised and communicated to you?
Ans. Transaction amount is finalised through the Agreement or Registration form signed by you or through some other modes. Once you open the Link shared with you, the amount will be auto-populated.

Q4. Where can you refer company policies on online payment?
Ans. The Privacy Policy, Term of Use, Refund Policy and this FAQ is available on the portal http://www.et-edge.com/tnc/ and are readily available for reference.

Q5. How does the transaction conclude?
Ans. Once you open the link, you have to fill the details as required therein (except the amount which will be auto-populated). You will be directed to our payment gateway site for completing the transaction. Once the amount is credited into our account, you will receive a communication from our end.